Not in Hall of Fame News

Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB.  Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players, coaches and executives.  As such, it is news to us that Middle Tennessee State has announced six new members of their Hall of Fame. The Class will be formally introduced on October 2, before their home game against Marshall The new members are: Rawley Bishop, Baseball, Class of 2009:  Bishop was a two-time All-Sun Belt Selection and is the school’s all-time leader…
One of our pet projects, the Fictitious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Semi-Finalists for the Class of 2020, which will be the 7th full class.   The Semi-Finalists were decided by all of you, after being pared down from other 500 Preliminary Nominees. Whoever gets inducted this year, will join previous inductees: The Fictitious Rock and Roll Semi-Finalists are: Spinal Tap, The Monkees, The Blues Brothers, Gorillaz, Tenacious D, Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, Wyld Stallyns, Alvin and the Chipmunks, The Wonders, Bleeding Gums Murphy, Otis Day and the Nights, Stillwater, Josie and the Pussycats,…
One of our pet projects, the Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Semi-Finalists for the Class of 2020, which will be the 7th full class.  The Semi-Finalists were decided by all of you, after being pared down from other 500 Preliminary Nominees. There are three wings in the Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame: The Fictitious Athlete wing, whose members are: Rocky Balboa (The Rocky series), Roy Hobbs (The Natural), Crash Avis (Bull Durham), Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn (Major League), Happy Gilmore (Happy Gilmore), Reggie Dunlop (Slap Shot), The Hanson Brothers (Slap Shot), Charlie Conway (The Mighty Ducks)…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB.  Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players, coaches and executives.  As such, it is news to us that the E-Club Athletic of Hall of Fame (Eastern Michigan) has announced six new members. The new members are: Carl “C.J” Johnson, Men’s Track and Field, Class of 1996:  Johnson won the MAC in 400m Hurdles in 1987 and 1988, and the 500m indoor in 1987.  Jason Jones, Football, Class of 2007.  Jones…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2021-22 revision of our top 50 Oklahoma City Thunder of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in basketball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the NBA.  3.  Playoff…

RIP: Biz Markie

The world of rap lost one of its own, as Biz Markie, passed away at the age of 57.  While it was announced how he died, he had been suffering from Type 2 Diabetes for an extended period of time. Born Marcel Hall, Markie had a unique sound, as he was not a skilled rapper, nor was he a competent singer.  As such, he used humor, quirkiness, occasional self-deprecation, and his ability to beatbox to create a style all his own.  It resulted in what was one of the great one-hit wonders ever, “Just a Friend” in 1989.  The song catapulted Markie, albeit briefly,…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB.  Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players, coaches and executives.  As such, it is news to us that the St. Louis Cardinals have announced that they will be retiring the number 23 of Ted Simmons, and unveiling a statue in his honor. The Cardinals have specific guidelines as to whose numbers they will retire, specifically those who have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame who spent…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity.  As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2021-22 revision of our top 50 Minnesota Timberwolves of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in basketball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the NBA.  3.  Playoff accomplishments.…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB.  Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players, coaches and executives. Eventually, we are going to get to that of the Division I schools, and conferences.  As such, it is news to us that the University of Wyoming has announced seven new members to their Athletic Hall of Fame. The seven new members are: Jon Cogdill, Football and Men’s Wrestling 1986-90.  Codgill was an Offensive Lineman and Long Snapper who…
Expansion. Expansion. Expansion. Over recent years, we have expanded our list of those to consider for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame from 100 to 250, and now it is 500 plus. We did the same to those to consider for the WWE Hall, as it began it at 100 and it is now at 400. Last year, we expanded the hockey list to 300.  Now, we are ready to that for our baseball list. The new entries are: #80. Tommy Bond.  Bond was a sidearm pitcher in the 1800s, who is second all-time in BB/9 and SO/BB.  He won 234 Games.…